Bearcats planning official bowl sendoff for fans
Fans of the Bearcats who want to see the Cincinnati football team off to Annapolis for the Military Bowl can do so Dec. 21.
The university announced it is holding an official public sendoff at Dave & Buster's in Springdale, where UC's preferred away-game watch parties have been held for the past six years.
Starting at 5 p.m., the event is free to the public and will include bowl guides and commemorative bowl posters for all fans. The UC spirit squad and Bearcat mascot will be in attendance to greet fans, with the Voice of the Bearcats, Dan Hoard, hosting the event. Staff members from the UC ticket office will be on hand to assist fans interested in purchasing Military Bowl tickets.
The football team and coaching staff will be on hand to address the crowd and sign autographs. A brief program will include the 2014 season highlight video and a Q&A with Coach Tuberville and selected student-athletes.
For more information regarding watch party events and additional location details please contact Dave & Buster's at 513-671-5501.
UC finished the regular season with a 9-3 mark, winning a share of the American Athletic Conference Championship, its fifth conference title in seven years and 14th all time. The Bearcats will face Virginia Tech (6-6) in the 2014 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO on Dec. 27, 2014 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md.
Military Bowl tickets are on sale now at GoBEARCATS.com/tickets with fans having the option to order lower level tickets for $80 and upper level seats for $55. All handling and shipping fees are included. UC will occupy the gold side and east sideline of NMCMS on gameday.
UCATS members and football season ticket holders can purchase lower level tickets for $70 and upper level seats for $45. In order to access the discount, patrons must log in to their account at GoBEARCATS.com/tickets.
Tickets are available for purchase by all fans, including UCATS members, students and the general public. Seating assignments will be determined by UCATS giving level and then priority points within the giving level. Fans are strongly encouraged to order tickets online to avoid long wait times on the phone or in person at the Athletics Ticket Office.
All individuals who buy or donate tickets through UC will receive two (2) tickets to a future American Athletic Conference men's basketball game (excludes Memphis and UConn games).